The Maclean's school rankings are out and Ontario dominated the list of the top party schools in Canada.\nOnly a handful of Quebec universities made the list — one taking the #2 spot.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nMaclean's Magazine is known for its university rankings. Every year it ranks the best universities in Canada, the best student cities in Canada, and believe it or not, the best party schools in the country. The newest ranking for Canada's top party schools was released last week and... well, the results might surprise you. Of Quebec's universities, only Bishop's and McGill made the top ten, at #2 and #7, respectively. Concordia comes in at a respectable #19.\nMaclean's opens its ranking by acknowledging that perhaps the recent legalization of marijuana has had an impact on the amount of time students spend having fun instead of hitting the books.\nAll in all, it seems students are partying more this year than last year, which could come from easy access to weed... or maybe it's the increase in existential dread.\nHard to say.\nIn any case, Maclean's surveyed "more than 18,000 university students across Canada in 2019 and asked them to estimate how much time they spend partying each week."\nThe magazine removed any outliers that would severely skew the numbers and tallied the averages to come up with a ranking of how much time students spend partying at different schools across the country.\nAnd let's just say... the west coast is clearly doing fine with their yoga and kombucha, because the east coast has swept the charts.\nHere are the results.\nHere are your top ten party schools in Canada, with St. FX topping the list. This should come as no surprise to anyone.\n1. St. Francis Xavier University - 10.6 hours/week2. Bishop's University - 8.8 hours/week3. Queen's University - 8.5 hours/week4. Acadia University - 8.2 hours/week5. Western University - 7.0 hours/week6. Wilfrid Laurier University - 6.7 hours/week7. McGill University - 6.6 hours/week8. Mount Allison University - 6.6 hours/week9. Dalhousie University - 6.2 hours/week10. University of New Brunswick - 5.8 hours/week\nThe Maritimes are well-represented (whattup to my alma mater Dalhousie, you've done me proud), and even Ontario makes the list three times.\nREAD ALSO: Montreal Is Going To Be Colder Than Moscow This Week With 3 Straight Days Of Snow\nOnly four Quebec schools made it onto the list at all.\nIn addition to the aforementioned three is the Université de Sherbrooke, which tied with Concordia, Brock University, Ontario Tech, the University of Windsor, and the University of Victoria for the #19 spot.\nView this post on Instagram today was the monday-est of mondays, but at least the view was great ❄️ I’m so excited for my trip on Friday, I need this work week to be over already! A post shared by Amélie Boucher (@_amelieboucher) on Nov 25, 2019 at 3:05pm PST\nThis had me wondering about the impact of the drinking age on student partying. It raised two questions in my mind...\nDo students party less when they are introduced to alcohol before they leave for university, where they're left alone and unchecked for the first time?\nOr is it that students in Quebec don't qualify having a couple of beers as "partying" the way a student from another province might?\nAll in all, the list is very interesting. Particularly the stats that Maclean's includes. In the preface to their ranked list, the publication explains how much time in a week university students spend partying, on average, as well as how much they spend on alcoholic beverages.\nView this post on Instagram Beauty... @stfxalumni @theuofficial A post shared by StFX University (@stfxuniversity) on Jan 9, 2018 at 1:34pm PST\nMaclean's explains, "the average student in 2019 spent 4.7 hours per week partying, up from 3.0 hours the year before."\nThat sounds pretty low to me.\nIn addition, "respondents said they spent an average of $12.86 on drinking each week — up from $11.80 in 2018 — and consumed an average of 3.9 alcoholic beverages, compared to 3.3 the previous year."\nWhich sounds impossibly low... unless these kids are drinking two beers and calling it a night.\nBut, maybe that's how the kids are doing it these days. I wouldn't know.\nRead the full Maclean's ranking here.